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Average installed length: 313.19 days


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MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012 Download Version

What is MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012 Download?  (from MAGIX AG)

The high-performance all-round solution for speeding up your PC MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012 is the reliable solution for maintaining and speeding up your computer. Automatic optimization ensures that problems and weaknesses with the system are identified and fixed in one step. What is more, the integrated driver and s...  Read more


MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012 Download Version is a software program developed by MAGIX AG. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named tuningstart.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 44 files. The installed file MXDriverUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 63% of users of MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012 Download come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.magix.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files2\MAGIX\PC_CHE~1\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\MAGIX Services\Uninstall\{17EEDED8-44BC-4BA5-B5A2-29079805791C}\PC_Check_Tuning_2012_en-II_setup.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012 Download Version

Program executable:tuningstart.exe
Name:MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012
Path:C:\Program Files\MAGIX\PC_Check_Tuning_2012_Download_Version\tuningstart.exe
Additional files:
  • MXCockpit.dll - MAGIX PC Check & Tuning (MXCockpit)
  • MXDefragCheck.dll
  • MxDefragControl.dll - MxDefragControl
  • MXDriverUpdate.dll - MXDriverUpdate DLL
  • MXMyPC.dll - MXMyPC DLL
  • MXPerformanceIndex.dll - MXPerformanceIndex DLL
  • MXPIndex.dll - MXPIndex DLL
  • MXPower.dll
  • MXRegistryCleaner.dll
  • MXSAS.exe - PC Check & Tuning (Anwendung MXSAS)
  • MxSMARTViewer.dll - MxSMARTViewer
  • MXSoftUpdate.dll - MAGIX Software Update
  • MXStartUp.dll - MXStartUp.dll - PC Check & Tuning
  • MXTuningHistory.dll - MXTuningHistory DLL
  • MXUninstallManager.dll - MAGIX Uninstall Manager DLL
  • MXWinSettings.dll - MAGIX WinSettings DLL
  • PCCT_Undo.exe - PCCT_Undo
  • ijl20.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library (Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • MXCleanerDll.dll - MXCleanerDll Dynamic Link Library (MXCleanerDll DLL)
  • MXMB.dll - MAGIX MXMB.dll (MXMB DLL)
  • MXPowrProf.dll
  • Protein.dll - Protein Dynamic Link Library
  • cpuidsdk.dll (by CPUID) - CPUID SDK Dynamic Link Library (CPUID DLL SDK)
  • cpuidsdk64.dll (by CPUID)
  • CWMFilter.dll
  • eModeUpgradeDlg.dll - eModeUpgradeDlg
  • explore.exe
  • IJL10.DLL (by Intel)
  • Magic.dll
  • MagixOfa.exe - MagixOfa Helper-Module
  • MagixOFA_u.dll - MAGIX Online Album DLL (Online Services DLL Unicode Version (internal))
  • MagixOFA-en.dll
  • MagixRestart.exe - Anwendung MagixRebooter (MagixRebooter)
  • MFL_U_VC9.DLL - MFL Dynamic Link Library (MFL DLL)
  • MxAutoUpdate_u.dll - MAGIX AutoUpdate DLL
  • MXGesture.DLL - MAGIX Gesture DLL
  • MxSetupRes.dll - MxSetupRes (Common Setup Resources)
  • PC_Check_Tuning_2012_en-GB_setup.exe
  • PlayRIpl.dll
  • SyscheckCore.dll - Magix SyscheckCore DLL (SyscheckCore)
  • UNZDLL.DLL - Delphi Zip (Win32 DLL, UNZIP)
  • VistaCooperation_u_vc9.DLL - MAGIX VistaCooperation (VistaCooperation)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • explore.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2D493C5A-9B3B-4D0E-859D-E2F8B6091662}' (runs on registration).
  • TuningStart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A8D56734-1D50-4F09-8879-CC66D37039E4}' (runs on registration).
  • MXSAS.exe runs as a service named 'MAGIX StartUp Analyze Service' (MAGIX StartUp Analyze Service) "The MAGIX Systemstart Analysis Service documents the system start so MAGIX PC Check & Tuning can optimize it.".

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  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
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    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
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  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2012 Download.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 7 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.51%
Windows XP 8.16%
Windows Vista 8.16%
Windows 10 8.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.45%
Windows 7 Professional 11.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.12%
Windows 10 Pro 2.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.28%
  Canada 10.94%
  Iran 3.13%
  Netherlands 3.13%
  Germany 2.34%
  United Kingdom 2.34%
  DK 1.56%
  Italy 1.56%
  Argentina 0.78%
  Australia 0.78%
  Czech Republic 0.78%
  Egypt 0.78%
  France 0.78%
  Greece 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.66%
Dell 16.90%
Acer 16.90%
Intel 2.82%
Samsung 2.82%
Gateway 1.41%
Compaq 1.41%
Apple 1.41%
American Megatrends 1.41%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.88%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.88%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.44%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.44%
1E657 1E657A70 2.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite P200 1.22%

Publisher URL: www.magix.com


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